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From Craig L Russell <Craig.Russ...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Incubator Proposal: Pig
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 21:57:56 GMT

On Sep 18, 2007, at 2:45 PM, Doug Cutting wrote:

> Garrett Rooney wrote:
>> (if anything it seems like a new TLP
>> associated with hadoop and generic distributed computing tools like
>> pig that are built on top of hadoop seems like it would make more
>> sense than just a pig TLP),
>
> Yes, I agree.  But that's not happened yet, and the Pig folks are  
> ready to enter the incubator now.
>
>> but if that's what the people involved
>> want I don't see anything wrong with it.  I mean it's not like a
>> decision on a final home for the project has to happen now anyway.
>
> Exactly.  If, when Pig is ready to graduate, there is a more Hadoop- 
> specific TLP, then it may make sense to have Pig join that as a sub- 
> project, or it may not.

I agree. One of the objectives of incubation is to decide exactly  
where in Apache a project (or sub-project) belongs. Let's get it into  
incubation and see what kind of community/synergy Pig can build with  
other projects.

Craig

> But, for now, the folks involved have elected to aim for TLP rather  
> than Lucene sub-project (the available options).
>
> Doug
>
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Craig Russell
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